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SALT AND PEPPER SHRIMP

SALT AND PEPPER SHRIMP

This salt and pepper shrimp is one of my absolute favorite shrimp recipes. The salt and pepper combination is highly addicting (to …

TARO PUFF / WOO KOK

TARO PUFF / WOO KOK

Taro puff or known as woo kok in Cantonese language is one of my very favorite dim sum items to order whenever …

LION'S HEAD MEATBALLS

LION’S HEAD MEATBALLS

The Chinese often has unique way in naming the dishes. Lion’s head meatballs is one of the example. The shape of the …

BAKED BUNS

CHINESE BAKED BUNS

Yes, I know..more and more buns. I gotta satiate my cravings for buns. These are baked however, not steamed like the usual …

CHINESE EGG DUMPLINGS / DAN JIAO

CHINESE EGG DUMPLINGS / DAN JIAO

I first learned about the Chinese egg dumplings or known as dan jiao, from Taiwanese friends. The egg dumplings are commonly seen …

STEAMED PIPA SHRIMPS

STEAMED PIPA SHRIMPS

…and you wonder what in the world is pipa shrimps ? Well, the shrimps are definitely regular kinds, but because the dish …

BEEF WITH BLACK BEAN SAUCE

BEEF WITH BLACK BEAN SAUCE

Black bean sauce is quite a popular ingredient in the Chinese kitchen. The black bean sauce is made by fermenting the black …

FISH-FRAGRANT AUBERGINE

FISH-FRAGRANT AUBERGINE

So after making the fish-fragrant pork, I decided to also make another one of Szechuan popular fish-fragrant dish, the fish-fragrant aubergine/eggplants. Again, …

TWICE-COOKED PORK / 回鍋肉

TWICE-COOKED PORK

We love Szechuan food so much and it didn’t make sense if I didn’t make this very popular Szechuan dish – twice-cooked …

CHINESE DUMPLINGS / JIAO ZI

CHINESE DUMPLINGS / JIAO ZI

After cooking for a while now, I realize that dumplings are so widely found around the globe. Each country has its own …

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